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2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio shown by accident in company video
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2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio shown by accident in company video

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio, the brand's first SUV, has been shown with less disguise during an official company video. Yesterday Fiat Chrysler posted a mini-documentary, on its YouTube account, about the construction of the Giulia at the company's factory in Cassino, Italy. Just over a minute into the video there's a shot of a pre-production version of the Stelvio SUV making its way through the factory...


Subaru Liberty 3.6R could be the next STi-tweaked tS model
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Subaru Liberty 3.6R could be the next STi-tweaked tS model

There’s a strong chance that the impressive Subaru Liberty 3.6R will be the next model in line for a tS special edition version, CarAdvice has learned. The Subaru Liberty flagship variant apparently has the sportiness required to justify such a variant, with Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior saying that any tS model has to be able to pull off the badge...


2017 Renault Megane pricing and specs: All-new hatch hits Australia
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2017 Renault Megane pricing and specs: All-new hatch hits Australia

Australian pricing and specifications for the all-new 2017 Renault Megane have been announced today, ahead of its September 19 showroom debut. Revealed to the world almost exactly one year ago, the new Megane builds on the now familiar styling themes set out by head designer Laurens van den Acker, poached from Mazda way back in 2009...


Electra Meccanica Solo revealed
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Electra Meccanica Solo revealed

Canadian company Electra Meccanica has unveiled its Solo single-seater, three-wheeled electric vehicle (EV) during the Luxury and Supercar Weekend in Vancouver. Priced from CAD$19,888 ($20,197), the Electra Meccanica Solo is one of the most affordable EVs on sale, though it still packs enough punch and practicality for daily use - for one person...


2017 Toyota C-HR detailed for Australia ahead of first-quarter launch
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2017 Toyota C-HR detailed for Australia ahead of first-quarter launch

More local details of the upcoming 2017 Toyota C-HR have been revealed this week, with two “premium variants” to hit Australian showrooms in the first quarter of next year. The use of ‘premium’ indicates that Toyota plans to pitch the C-HR higher than the more affordable variants offered by the Mazda CX-3 (starting at $19,990), possibly pushing towards a starting price in the $25,000 ballpark - though final pricing is yet to be announced...


Ken Block releases Gymkhana 9 video, no Sydney Opera House in sight
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Ken Block releases Gymkhana 9 video, no Sydney Opera House in sight

Ken Block's Gymkhana 9, the chapter that could have been filmed in Australia if not for an endless reel of red tape at the permits office, has been released online today. This latest instalment in the long-running Gymkhana series that first blew fanboy minds in 2008, was filmed in Buffalo, the second-largest city in the US state of New York...


Volvo Drive Me autonomous car trial begins in Sweden
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Volvo Drive Me autonomous car trial begins in Sweden

Volvo has officially begun its Drive Me autonomous vehicle public road trial, with the first set of self-driving XC90 SUVs rolling out of Volvo's facilities last week. The Drive Me program is far from the first trial of self-driving cars on public roads...


2012-15 Ford Ranger recalled for rear seat fix: 58,000 vehicles affected
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2012-15 Ford Ranger recalled for rear seat fix: 58,000 vehicles affected

Ford has issued a recall for 58,066 of its 2012-2015 Ranger 'Double Cab' PX and PX MkII utes, over concerns the latch spring in the rear seatback could fail - preventing it from locking into the upright position. Like the fault affecting the closely-related Mazda BT-50, the rear seats of the affected utes could break, which could see the seatbacks fall forward and down when under brakes...


Right-hook ruled out for GM's "democratised" Bolt and Ampera-e EVs
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Right-hook ruled out for GM's "democratised" Bolt and Ampera-e EVs

Tesla needn't worry about its affordability-focused Model 3 being challenged by General Motors' new Bolt EV in Australia - it won't be coming here. The Bolt was first revealed in market-ready form back in January, with a 150kW/360Nm electric motor fuelled by a 60kWh battery pack...


2018 Alpine 'A120' spied
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2018 Alpine 'A120' spied

The upcoming Alpine coupe, rumoured to be badged as the Alpine A120, has been spied ahead of its official debut later this year. The camouflaged prototype seen here looks remarkably similar to the Vision concept that was unveiled in the middle of February this year, with the major differences being the alloy wheel design, proper external door handles, and roadworthy wing mirrors...


2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR: twin-turbo, rear-drive SUV revealed for 2017 Dakar Rally
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2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR: twin-turbo, rear-drive SUV revealed for 2017 Dakar Rally

Think Peugeot SUVs aren't hardcore enough for you? Then check out the new 2017 Peugeot 3008 DKR. Due to be officially unveiled at next month’s 2016 Paris motor show, the new Peugeot 3008 DKR is the successor to the 2016 Dakar Rally-winning Peugeot 2008 DKR, and is set to take on the iconic off-road endurance rally raid come January 2017...


Subaru XV replacement due mid-2017, will follow same formula as current model
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Subaru XV replacement due mid-2017, will follow same formula as current model

The new-generation Subaru XV crossover model will debut mid-way through 2017, according to the Japanese brand, and buyers can expect a very similar formula to the current model. That means a taller ride height, extra body cladding and brighter colours - but not a new body on top to offer better space and practicality than the regular Impreza hatch...


2017 Subaru Impreza range expected to see sales boost
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2017 Subaru Impreza range expected to see sales boost

The all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza hatch and sedan will go on sale late in 2016, and while we don’t know pricing and specifications just yet, the brand’s local head is adamant sales will increase when the car arrives. Subaru Australia managing director Nick Senior told CarAdvice at the launch of the 2017 Subaru Impreza in Japan that the current sales levels of about 400 units per month should increase when the new model arrives...


2017 Tesla Model X Walkaround Preview - video
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2017 Tesla Model X Walkaround Preview - video

With the first deliveries of the 2017 Tesla Model X due to start at the end of 2016, we decided to head to Tesla and have a quick look at the first car to land in Australia. Pricing starts from $111,900 (plus on-road costs) for the entry-level Model X 60D, which promises over 350 kilometres of driving range on one charge...


2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country teased, here in 2017 - video
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country teased, here in 2017 - video

The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country has been teased this week in an image and a short video, giving a first glimpse at what the jacked-up wagon will look like. A teaser image tweeted this week shows the car under a sheet near a lake, with only the car’s profile and LED head- and tail-light signatures visible...